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Medical Term:

International Prognostic Index


Definition: scale employed in the prognostication of non-Hodgkin lymphoma; based on presence or absence of five components including older age, advanced stage, LDH elevation, more than one extralymphatic site of involvement, and poor performance status of the patient.

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